Watch the Hylas-1 launch live, due to take place on Friday 26 November during a launch window between 19:39 and 22:54 CET.
ESA has contributed the advanced communications payload to this first 'Highly Adaptable Satellite', designed to deliver broadband from orbit to European customers.
Hylas-1 video news release
Hylas-1 is ESA's first public-private partnership to yield an operational mission, working with commercial operator Avanti Communications of the UK. Find out more in this mission video, featuring David Bestwick of Avanti Communications and Andrea Cotellessa, ESA's Hylas-1 Project Manager.